meaning of archway

archway meaning in General Dictionary

a means or passage under an arch

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  • a passageway under a curved masonry building
  • a means or passage under an arch.

archway meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1802, from arch (letter.) + method (letter.).


archway meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An easy method or passage under an arch.


Sentence Examples with the word archway

In 1715 William Mackintosh of Borlum (1662-1743) and his force of Jacobite Highlanders captured the Citadel, of which only the name of Citadel Street and the archway in Couper Street have preserved the memory.

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